Guide aims to plug security holes for small business

Tuesday, 28 March 2006, 4:54 AM EST

Several groups have come together to help vulnerable small businesses protect against data breaches with a package of guidelines unveiled Monday.

Although data breaches at large companies dominate headlines, an estimated 56 percent of U.S. small businesses had data breaches in 2005. Most of the nation's 23 million small firms hold personal consumer information, said Steve Cole, president and chief executive officer of the Council of Better Business Bureaus Inc. (CBBB).

At InfoWorld.

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